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Pasco is a city in Franklin County, in the Kennewick-Richland-Pasco metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Cerro de Pasco in Peru

The latitude of Pasco is 46.239N. The longitude is -119.099W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 387 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 38,233.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$34,540
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pasco demographic reports
Pasco is at the confluence of the Columbia, Yakima and Snake rivers
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 105. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Fiery Foods Festival - Sept. 8-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pasco web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Sacajawea State Park
Wildlife: McNary National Wildlife Refuge

Sports teams: Tri-City Dust Devils (minor league baseball)
Historic routes: Lewis and Clark trail
Historic sites and museums: Franklin County Historical Museum
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 122

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Pasco demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Richland-Kennewick area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 99301 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Pasco residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pasco ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pasco was $13,404, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

11% of Pasco residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Pasco, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $401.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $878.


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Libraries in Pasco include Pasco Library ... View libraries

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TV stations in Pasco include KEPR.

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Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pasco political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Pasco workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Pasco between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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